On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1973

Historical Events

  • Nevada approves pari-mutuel betting on Jai Alai

Famous Birthdays

  • David Muir, American journalist (ABC news anchor), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Frantisek Kaberle, Czech ice hockey defenceman (Team Czech Olympic gold 1998), born in Kladno, Czech Republic
  • Nicole Teter, American 800m runner, born in Palo Alto, California
  • Vanesa Littlecrow, Puerto Rican cartoonist, dancer, writer and model, born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
1973 Highlights

About November 8, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Keep On Truckin' (Part 1) - Eddie Kendricks
  • UK #1 Song: Daydreamer/The Puppy Song - David Cassidy